By Olumide Adesida
An icon of the game and decorated Brazil legend, Jose E;y de Miranda widely known as Zito, is dead. photo: Slash
Legendary Brazilian footballer, Jose Ely de Miranda, popularly known as Zito, is dead. Zito, who was a member of Brazil’s World Cup winning sides in 1958 and 1962, died on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at the age of 82.
He spent his entire club career with Sao Paulo-based club, Santos FC, playing 733 games and scoring 57 goals. He played 52 times for Brazil, mostly as a defensive midfielder and also won the Copa Libertadores in 1962 and 1963.
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